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OSWeekly: Why Linux Kernel 2.6 Rocks

Aug 31, 2006, 00:45 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Manikantan Subramanyam)

[ Thanks to Mani S. for this link. ]

"If you are the kind of person who believes in the phrase 'More is Good,' then get ready to be bogged down by the impressive new set of features that Linux kernel 2.6 boasts. Since the very beginning, Linux is known for its stability, and kernel version 2.6 continues the saga. With a host of new features, support for virtually million devices (and that includes an array of mobile and embedded devices), improved audio-video capabilities, journaling and distributed file systems, increased user space for application programs, support for up to 64GB of RAM, 16 terabytes of file systems and millions of users, the further improved GNU/Linux will most certainly win your heart. As this article will illustrate, the new kernel has something for all types of users--server administrators, multimedia fanatics, and casual users..."

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